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May 1942


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1942;45(5):983-989. doi:10.1001/archderm.1942.01500110143021

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Sarcoidosis. Presented by Dr. Abraham Walzer.  G. W., a Negress aged 22, was presented before the Section on Dermatology and Syphilis of the New York Academy of Medicine in May 1941 (Arch. Dermat. & Syph.44:1128 [Dec.] 1941).

DISCUSSION  Dr. Abraham Walzer: Since the patient's previous presentation the disease has progressed rapidly, with the possibility of complete involvement of the right eye.Dr. Jacob Skeer: This brings up an interesting observation, namely, that this stage of the disease is a relapse. In general, in sarcoidosis relapses are common.Dr. Abraham Walzer: It is characteristic in sarcoidosis, as in tuberculosis, to have periods of relapses and remissions. This patient now has a relapse, and I think the disease is progressing rather rapidly. There is a notable increase in the number of lesions.

A Case for Diagnosis (Epithelioma?). Presented by Dr. Jacob Skeer.  E. G., a Negress aged 25, came to

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